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We are taught to clothe our minds, as we do our bodies, after the fashion in vogue; and it is accounted fantastical or something worse, not to do so.
John Locke
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We sometimes think that we hate flattery, but we only hate the manner in which it is done.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Psychology   Relations   Wisdom  

What people say behind your back is your standing in the community in which you live.
Edgar Watson Howe
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Death never happens but once, yet we feel it every moment of our lives.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme: Death   Life  

We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.
Dwight David Eisenhower
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Remember, what is unbecoming to do is also unbecoming to speak of.
Socrates
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By theme: Philosophy   Psychology   Wisdom  

As soon as fashion is universal, it is out of date.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme: Behavior   Feelings  

An intellectual is someone whose mind watches itself.
Albert Camus
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A tired exclamation mark is a question mark.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
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By theme: Humor   Wit  

Success makes success, as money makes money.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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War: a massacre of people who don`t know each other for the profit of people who know each other but don`t massacre each other.
Paul Valery
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When you see what some women marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living.
Helen Rowland
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By theme: Humor   Marriage   Wit   Women  

Law without force is impotent.
Blaise Pascal
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Because everyone uses language to talk, everyone thinks he can talk about language.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Oscar Wilde
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Liberty begets anarchy, anarchy leads to despotism, and despotism brings about liberty once again. Millions of human beings have perished without being able to make any of these systems triumph.
Honore de Balzac
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Everything you can imagine is real.
Pablo Picasso
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By theme: Art   Creativity  

The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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By theme: Feelings  

Success comes to those who become success conscience. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscience.
Napoleon Hill
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By theme: Success